Geometridae : Ennominae
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Macaria wauaria

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1897 / 70.215

A rare and declining resident, more frequent in the north.

A species of gardens and allotments where the foodplants are grown.

Overwinters as an egg while the adults may be disturbed during the day, later coming sparingly to light.

Recorded in 38 (27%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: July - August
Foodplant:   Black Currant, Red Current, Gooseberry
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
26/07/20191VC40 - ShropshireSJ22
16/07/20191VC40 - ShropshireSJ22
29/06/20185VC40 - ShropshireSJ22
29/06/20185VC40 - ShropshireSJ22
29/06/20181VC40 - ShropshireSJ22

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